Manly Palmer Hall collection of alchemical manuscripts, 1500-1825
Bound in 68 vols., 243 manuscripts on the subjects of alchemy, hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, and related arts
Hogart, Ron Charles. Alchemy, a comprehensive bibliography of the Manly P. Hall Collection of books and manuscripts
Unpublished finding aid
Photographed, preconservation (color slides);
Made from pre-conservation color slides;
Photographed in full for surrogate copies (prints and color transparencies);
transferred to library
Extremely narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text. Some text impossible to capture. Foxing. Irregular pagination. Misprinted, missing page numbers.
February 24, 2011
Bacstrom Collection, v. 8
Hogart MS 21, Recipe entitled "Extractio Sulphuris" and "Exhalatio Sulphure Veneris"
Hogart MS 33, "M pulvis Sublimetur et Solvatur in aquam..."
Hogart MS 68
Hogart MS 74
Hogart MS 78, Epistle of Arnoldus de Villa Nova to The King of Naples and Myriam's Instructions to King Aros
Hogart MS 108, Heinrich von Batsdorff, "Seventy Nine Wonders of a Certain Subject," 1725
Hogart MS 109, Johann Joachim Beccher, "Concordantia Chymica and Collection of 1500 Chymical Processes..." 1726
Hogart MS 132, Sir Kenelm Digby's Sal Enixium and Abbe Rousseau's Primum Ens Salis
Hogart MS 155, Hermes Trismegistus, "Tabula Smaragdina"
Hogart MS 161, Johann Gottfied Jugel, "Process from...Experimental Chemistry," 1766
Hogart MS 164, Johann Kunkel, "A Particular Process," July 1805
Hogart MS 167, Work of Leona Constantia
Hogart MS 172, Myriam's Instructions to King Aros
Hogart MS 177, Caesar Neuman, "On Nitre"
Hogart MS 183, Aqua Fortis Paracelsi
Hogart MS 205, Abbe Rousseau's Primum Ens Salis
Hogart MS 211, William von Schroeder, "Hint Respecting the Spirit of Mercury"
Hogart MS 227, Salomon Trismosin, "Das Buch wird Trismosin genant..."
Hogart MS 231, Salomon Trismosin, "Paraseton Trissmosini Arcanum...Mercurium"